This SDK is an open source Java client for MessageBird's REST API. The API uses HTTP verbs and a RESTful endpoint structure with an access key that is used as the API Authorization. Request and response payloads are formatted as JSON using UTF-8 encoding and URL encoded values. MessageBird is a software telecom service for SMS, Chat and Voice API's that connect you to 7 billion phones globally.
Messaging service Kik launched a cryptocurrency called Kin through a near-$100 million initial coin offering (ICO) last September, and now its Kin Ecosystem Foundation will give as many as 25 developers up to $3 million in Kin to bolster the cryptocurrency's ecosystem as part of a new program.
Amazon today announced the open source release of its Alexa Auto SDK, which lets automakers integrate its Alexa service into their vehicles. Voice-based services like Amazon Alexa are a perfect fit for automobiles, as consumers are in many cases required by law to use hands-free devices.
Smartphones will continue to play a bigger role in our lives. The results of a recent study by research firm Mind Commerce confirms this. According to the report, the telecom networks API industry will grow 38% and account for $157 billion in global revenue by 2018.